It took me a few weeks, almost a month after finishing the novel to decide how I felt about Solitaire by Alice Oseman. I normally read young adult literature, but this book was different. Oseman wrote Solitaire when she was just 17 years old. Therefore, the novel had a very distinct writing style and voice–an immature writing style and voice in my opinion. After a month of trying to figure out if I actually thought Solitaire was a well-written novel, I can say this: Solitaire breaks some stereotypes when it comes to young adult fiction, but in the end, I feel the novel fell short of whatever goal Oseman was trying to reach.
Basically, the novel is about a high school student name Tori who hates her life, her school, and most people, but pretends she just doesn’t